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Areal view of some islands in the Pacific
Climate change is forcing people around the world to abandon their homes. In the Pacific Islands, rising sea levels are leaving communities facing tough decisions about relocation. Some are choosing to stay in high-risk areas.
Conversation Media Group, the
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2022
This research focuses on Central Asia–a diverse region of major strategic importance, often underexplored in Western academia–namely capital cities Nur-Sultan, Bishkek, and Dushanbe.
Progress in Disaster Science (Elsevier)
People walking in flooded water in Pakistan
Driven by the hazard characteristics and the underlying diverse socio-economic vulnerabilites and exposure, the major disasters in 2022 were complex with compounding and cascading impacts.
United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

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